When friends and loved ones finally raise their glasses to bid you a long and healthy retirement, you don’t want to be worrying about how your bills will get paid. That is why it is so important to participate in your company’s retirement plan now. On the road to retirement,
An emergency fund is an essential part of your personal finances. Its importance is stressed in almost every personal finance book and budgeting blog, and yet 26% of Americans currently have no emergency fund in place. Of those who do have an emergency fund, up to two-thirds do not have the often-recommended six
So you’ve tied the knot, moved in together, and are excited about taking the next big step as a married unit. What about merging your finances? If you haven’t already done so, having a discussion on how to best handle your money as a couple should happen sooner than later.